DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival

22 Feb 2018
After two weeks of “wild” entertainment, Shrewsbury’s very own wildlife reserve will be packed up this Friday 23 rd February. Wild Cop, brought to you by Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID), has been a roaring success with the public, and has attracted many people to the area during the half term period. Six life-sized fiberglass animals including a bear, a gorilla, a lion, a zebra, a...
22 Feb 2018
The first Park Run during the town’s three week DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival set off last Saturday with dozens of runners donning special DarwIN masks to join in and celebrate the start of the Festival which has already seen the animal transformation of ‘Wild Cop’ and the crowning of winners Katie McPartland and Rose Farquharson in of the county’s first ‘Young Thinkers’ competition at UCS with...
Byron Caine (11), Dexter Caine (8), Tom Getty (10) and Sophie Getty (12)
22 Feb 2018
One thing is for sure, Charles Darwin would have loved the Darwin Rocks workshop, and in fact he did. Charles Darwin was at Shrewsbury Museum this Saturday with 15 youngsters each having a fantastic time making their own fossils! Hopefully this will have inspired the next generation of Shropshire’s young to be as enthused as the young Charles Darwin was when told about the Bellstone in Shrewsbury...
Anna Sutton, Isabel Thomas, Katie McPartland and Robin Morris
12 Feb 2018
The DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival kicked off with an explosion of independent thinking on Thursday February 8th with the Finals of the first ever Shropshire Young Thinkers’ Competition - a spectacular challenge dreamt up and staged by Morris & Company and University Centre Shrewsbury.  Last night saw 20 finalists competing in front of a packed audience of parents, teachers, supporters and judges...
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